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April 18-21, 2016

Santa Clara, California

Patrick McFadin

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Patrick McFadin

Chief Evangelist, DataStax


Patrick McFadin is one of the leading experts of Apache Cassandra and data modeling techniques. As the Chief Evangelist for Apache Cassandra and consultant for DataStax, he has helped build some of the largest and exciting deployments in production. Previous to DataStax, he was Chief Architect at Hobsons and an Oracle DBA/Developer for over 15 years.


21 April 09:30 AM - 09:50 AM at Main Scenario
As database engineers, we have had to support the crazy dreams of application developers since the beginning of the internet. I say let’s take back the power! It’s time to use a tool that was built for just this problem. I’m talking about Apache Cassandra and how it can help you eliminate down time or span your data around the world with ease. Deploying to the cloud isn’t always easy, so give... [read more]
19 April 01:20 PM - 2:20 PM at Ballroom F
You would love to try some Apache Cassandra but that relational brain is still on? You aren’t alone. Let’s take that OLAP data model and get it OLTP. As you will see, static schema, one-to-many, many-to-many still have a place in Cassandra. From the familiar, we'll go into the specific differences in Cassandra and tricks to make your application fast and resilient. Real techniques to... [read more]